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Convention Notebook: DFL faces different campaign

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ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The normal way political partisans get fired up is by top-of-ticket contests.

But with President Barack Obama and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar apparently doing well in Minnesota, those races may not pull as many Democratic volunteers and donors as in other years.


Instead, long-time DFL activist Thom Peterson said, legislative races will be the driving force.

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